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Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.
RICHMOND, Va. — A debate between Japan and South Korea over what to call the body of water that separates the two countries is being played out in the Virginia Capitol. The South Korean ambassador […]
The latest thing in travel between D.C. and Baltimore is MARC’s weekend train service, which began in early December. Japan, however, is looking to one-up that long-awaited advancement in transportation between the cities.
Foreigner buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings for a third month in October, despite budget battles in Washington that shut down the government for 16 days that month.
A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to serve as U.S. ambassador to Japan.
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan, offering the most famous living member of a prominent American family a new role of service to country.
The military chiefs of Japan and the United States on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate closely on defense measures in order to deal with threats of missile and nuclear tests from North Korea.
A top U.S. military officer has told American troops based in Japan that “the best way to avoid war is to prepare for it.”